Country/territory: Indonesia

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2004)
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Area: 25,000 ha

Burung Indonesia
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2011 high unfavourable high
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Site description (baseline)
Located 124 km east of Jember in the driest part of Java, Baluran has the peak and caldera of Baluran Mountain which linked with Ijen area, 35 km sout-hest. There are some small islands on the east coast between Air Karang and Tanjung Candibang, and the north part there is a rocky formation between Gatal and Bilik

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Bos javanicus, Cuon alpinus, Panthera pardus and Trachypithecus auratus (Nijman 1997, Hedges & Tyson 1996, Whitten Erythrina cuodophylla is the endemic flora of Java (MacKinnon

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Baluran. Downloaded from on 04/06/2023.